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BUILDING PERMITS are required for:

  • New home construction
  • Addition
  • Roofing
  • Deck, Porch or Patio with footings
  • Structural alterations interior or exterior to an existing building 
  • Swimming Pools
  • Accessory Buildings of 201sf or greater
  • Interior renovations
  • Mechanical Application:  Fireplace, wood stove, or gas fireplace installations
  • Electric Application:  Generator, electric upgrade, electric work only
  • Plumbing Application:  Sewer, plumbing work only 

BUILDING PERMITS are not required for:

  • Exterior replacement windows, doors and siding which are materials in kind

Construction Codes:

East Rockhill Township has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.  The Uniform Construction Code is made up of the following series of codes:

  • 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2015 International Electrical Code (IEC)
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2015 International Plumbing (IPC)
  • 2015 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2012 Property Maintenance Code

East Rockhill Township

1622 N. Ridge Road
Perkasie, PA 18944

Phone: 215-257-9156 Fax: 215-257-1299

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm